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Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
. with the blue angels performing saturdaynd sund ternoonnd te america's cu saoats sme are predicting record-sized crowds in san francisco. >> it is really busy. i'm amazed, i'm not used to this craziness. >> reporter: sophia is going to try and see the air show and america's cup and squeeze in one other big event. >> of course the giants' game. my mom and i have season tickets, we are going friday for sure itch >> reporter: city officials are suggesting public transportation. the embarcadero is going to be the most conjested cars are not recommended. alex says he is going to stay away from people and watch it from the rooftop. >> we are not moving, we are not going to try to move. some friends are trying to leave here and get to the cal game that sounds like too big of a trek. just plant it on the roof and watch the angels. >> reporter: with the 49ers and giants playing, moving around is going to be a must for most. hardly strictly bluegrass alone attracts ndreds of thound thelmos 90 ts this ekendhisventis ee ere's lotf fn ou tre is weeken the talent is -- the challenge is just going
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Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
angeles last night musicians lent their support. mr. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> the president: theyerfor flawlely, night aft nit. i can't always say the same. reporter: with the polls tightening the pressure is on vice president biden who squares off against ryan thursday night. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> senator feinstein has called for a federal investigation into record gas prices we are pail. today's report shows san francisco averages $4.74 for regular oakland and san jose $4.68. those prices are 50 cents a gallon higher than a week ago. the senator has asked the ftc for an immediate probe questioning whether the spike is related to supply. yesterday governor brown ordered smog regulators to allow cheaper winter blend gas to go on sale early to bring down the price. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after 250 protesters went on a vandalism spree last night. they broke windows and damaged cars around 6 p.m.. the targets included city hall, police recruiting station, seve
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Oct 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the highlight. local officials want you to know that fleet week is more than just an air show. they say step onboard the uss macon island to learn more. this floating city was too busy to visit san francisco during fleet week last year the crew was preparing for a long deploymen t its ba. d t creis ready toive you to >>t is interesting to see people are great to meet. definitely come out. >> reporter: local dignataries and emergency workers climbed onboard today to meet with military leaders. they are focused on how they will work with the mill -- military if in is a disaster and we help. >> they are experts in logistics and we need that expertise should there be a big disaster that happens here that closes our roads. >> reporter: that focus has been a shift in festivities. two years ago
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Oct 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
the blue angels a hero from the bay area will be onboard. captain sully sullenberger will be the guest of honor on blue angel 7. in 2009 captain sullenberr used hiskills land a damaged jet on thehudson river. the rest of the blue angels will begin practice starting tomorrow at 1 p.m.. >> the america's cup racing teams will be on san francisco bay this around at 4:00, 11 teams will hold qualifying rounds for the america's cup world series competition that runs tomorrow through sunday best viewing from the marina green in san francisco that village just opened 11:00 this morning. >> another large scale events this weekend: two giant ploff game, 49ers game, hdlystrict blgrasestiva, -- city officials are urging people to please take public transportation bike or walk we have a map for you at abc7news.com where you can click on each event to see how to avoid traffic hot spots. we want to see how you are spending the week e-mail your pictures and video us to. -- to us. >>> san francisco police are crediting cell phone tracking software with leading them t two robbery suspects. police s
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Oct 1, 2012 11:30am PDT
surprise, family guy creator seth mcfarland will host the 2013 oscars ceremony in los angeles. >> this will be the first time he's hosted. >> he made his directorial debut this year with ted which took in 420 million dollars at the box office. he also hosted the season opener of "saturday night live" last month. >> oscars will be right here on abc7 on february 24 . >> it is the first time he's been on an oscar stage. >> he looks glamorous. >> we know he has talent. >> he does. >> mr. glamour himself checking in on today's weather. >> spencer is upstairs. we have temperatures right now already in the 70s and 80s on our way to 80s and 90s. some 70s at the coast. ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep making me
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
confronted one another, he does not believe either abortion or gay marriage. >> and there are "los angeles times" says recent graduates found cal campus a hostile place for jewish students saying a protest last february was one of several events that stoked hate speech. the spokesman says this is constitutionally protected speech. >> mitt romney is hoping his strong per fompl yens can put momentum on his side and a gallup poll shows the president in a four point lead no, nation wide poll has been done yet but several instant polls give romney a win by more than a 2-1 margin. both hit the campaign trail today. president obama spent the day in colorado and wisconsin and will be coming back next week for another fund-raiser. and tickets start at $100 going as high as $7500s. >> a national campaign passed through the bay area today this is is orered to inform voters and calls itself patriot majority usa, targeting billionaire contributors. they want to rally opposition to cal proposition 32. >> we like to advocate and support measures helping get funding back into education. but these people d
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
wind, by 7:00, temperatures into the 50s. near the waterfront we have the blue angels, the parade of ships tomorrow. most of the activity starts at 1:00. the blue angels fly at 3:00, and it will be terrific viewing with mainly clear skies. temperatures by 4:00 in the low 60s. at candle stick park it is very buffalo bills and the san francisco 49ers. kickoff 1:25, and looks like temperature with fairly clear skies, low 60s. and giants play again tomorrow, 6:30, clouds and temperatures near 60. we'll talk about chance of sprinkles coming in, a little bit later. >> ama: the weather conditions were perfect for all the events on san francisco's waterfront. fleet week, blue angels, america's cup and the giants, sergio quintana was out with the crowds and has more. >> the fireworks is part of fleet week, and the orange lights honor the giants' playoff game this dazzling display capped off a saturday in san francisco that was packed with thing0s do. >> lots to do here today. reporter: baseball fans crammed into at&t park to watch the giants make another run for the world series. >> i'm so ex
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. and at costco in los angeles tonight people line up to buy gas before prices go even higher. good evening. >> if your station hasn't hit 5 dollars a galietta likely just a matter of days. triple a reports the average police oakland writ now is 4.34 a gallon leaping 9 cents from just yesterday. it's 4.43 in san francisco. 4.38 in san jose up 8 cents overnight. lisa is live for news san jose tonight. lisa? >> at this chevron in san jose the praise for regular gas changed twice today. at 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon that sign said 4.23 and at 4:00 o'clock wept up 46 cents. no words are required to feel the driver pain. gas at this station in san bruno is over 5 dollars a gallon. >> 5.19. my god i can't count that high for 89 not even premium. >> last time this bad in california was 2008. and this spike is supposed to be even worse. the reason? gasoline shortage. due to pipeline outage and closure in southern california and the chevron refinery fire in richmond in august. whole sale praise up 1 dollar means the price at the pump is shooting up too. >> 170 dollars for 35 gallon. >>rep
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Oct 6, 2012 1:05am PDT
blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro street fair and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. that's to name a few of the events. ama dates is live tonight with what is going on. ama, how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are going. tomorrow i expect lots more people to be out here to check out things like the blue angels. >> that's the best part of our job. the flying is unbelievable, but to meet kids and get them excited about what they have to offer or staying in school, that's what it is all about. >> big crowds never get old, but they will fly over the traffic while the rest of us are stuck in it. >> we will get here early and camp out all day. >> andrew johnston and his family will make sure
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
francisco international airport. the blue angels are due. we'll z.will be live for the landing scheduled just minutes from now. >> a's of oakland celebrating the spot they clenched in the major league baseball playoffs and they could advance before the games begin. we'll explain why. >> a major phone carrier accused of making a false ad. we'll take a look coming up on 7 on your side. >> and countdown to completion of the new bay bridge. tonight reporting on oakland touchdown. of >> fans are scrambling to secure tickets. and if they're winning ways continue they can clinch the american league west meaning a variety of tickets are for sale now based on the possibilities. and laura anthony is at the coliseum for us. >> and you can hear behind me, we heard chance and there is the first order of business. >> qho knew the party would extend well into today. no lack of enthusiasm among these fans. >> and. >> waiting in line to make sure they're part of the teep's next phone shall celebration. >> i was looking for tonight. >> wow this, is incredible. >> a few people can aappreciate the
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
are watching the blue angels they are going to soar starting today. america's cup racing giants first playoff game. host of big concerts. >> the weather will be closely watched by you and lisa argen in for mike. >>> good morning. plenty of low clouds and fog this morning to inland valleys this is live doppler atop of mount st. helena, monday we could be picking up raindrops. right now a lot of moisture due to low clouds and fog. along the coast upper 50s with the clouds, thin out throughout the afternoon and we'll see low to mid 60s should be pleasant, around the bay. cloudy to start out, mid 60s by noontime, mix of clouds and sun to the lower 70s by the afternoon. filter out fog, but it is everywhere this morning, we'll look for slow clearing by noontime with upper 70s, a few degrees cooler inland. >>> good morning. happy friday. a live look at bay bridge toll, metering lights not on yet, minor delay if you are paying cash headed into san francisco otherwise it is smooth sailing. wanted to show you the abc7 traffic waze app great tool to get around all these events this weekend in sa
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
blue angels today there is a jet landed in the nork hudson river. captain suly says it's been 32 years since he was in a fighter jet. is six times the normal force of gravity. suddenly, the high onset rate. >> and there is also shared with members of the young eagles program were on hand. >> and there is face book making it years to promote your garage sale or engagement. starting today there is a new feature allowing to you buy what is called a promoted post. and there is increasing the likelihood that your friends will see it. it looks like it will cost 7ss today buy a promoted post. >> something to think with b.. >> yes. >> there is a big announcement in cell phones today there is t-mobile and mcht etro pcs agreed to merge. you may recall at and t tried to merge with t-mobile but there is too much concern koit reduce competition. now, they want to join forces instead. there is t-mobile with a wider network there are consumer reports saying it may provide a strong alternative. >> there is a a merger that positions t-mobile as a strong competitor to at and t and t-mobile and print and
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Oct 4, 2012 1:05am PDT
scene climbing out of a blue angels jet in the bay area. >> and jetblue makes an offer for those who may not like the way the election turns out. >> all of that is coming up, and then a bit later on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn, coming up on "nightline" the first showdown as president obama and republican nominee mitt romney takes the stage in denver to face-off in the first presidential debate. so our power house political team will be with us, and they will here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. ♪ ambiance [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. your head-start to home cooked. hiker
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
city you can hear it now. blue angels doing practice flights over san francisco bay. and is surveying the area. they're known for flying 18 inches apart. doing it over san francisco bay is a special challenge. >> any time there is a body of water with a city coming down to the water that makes air and texture more turbulent. >> also we want to tell you a plane is making a debut this year this is a real combat plane capable of razor-sharp turns. this will perform saturday and sunday. >> and there is a live picture of the uss makeon island in san francisco. and abc 7 news has that story. >> this floating city was too bus dwree tiz vit -- visit san francisco last year. and it was preparing for a long deployment. the crew is considered to give you a tour. >> there is a interesting to see people are great to meet. have a lot of stories to tell. >> local dig tearies climbed on board today to meet with military leaders. they're focused on how they'll work with the military if there is a disaster here and we need help. >> experts in logistics and we need that should there be a big disaster th
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
over bush.4!zf[ç in los angeles last night musicians lent their support. mr. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> the president: they perform flawlessly, night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: with the polls tightening the pressure is on vice president biden who squares off against ryan thursday night. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> senator feinstein has called for a federal investigation into record gas prices we are pail. today's report shows san francisco averages $4.74 for regular oakland and san jose $4.68. those prices are 50 cents a gallon higher than a week ago. the senator has asked the ftc for an immediate probe questioning whether the spike is related to supply. yesterday governor brown ordered smog regulators to allow cheaper winter blend gas to go on sale early to bring down the price. >>> they are cleaning up this morning around oakland city hall after 250 protesters went on a vandalism spree last night. they broke windows and damaged cars around 6 p.m.. the targets includ
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
million people are in the city because so many things going on. >> blue angels, speeding overhead, are usually the only thing audiences have to pay attention to on fleet week, but today they had competition. >> superspeed. and very loud. >> from marina green, fans of america's cup sailing got a prerace show and then set sail for the latest competition. >> when it's on tv we watch it. but since it was here, we decided, how often is it here so we came. >> sailingsail aerial acrobaticd be plenty for a fun weekend, but keep in mind this is a big bay weekend. here they had some flying for the annual castro fair and even on a busy weekend people drove in. >> everyone said the traffic would be horrible because there's ten million things happened and we got here quicker than we normally do. reporter: with so much going on public transportation was one of the most sensible ways ways of navigating the city, and that includes the musicfest at golden gate park. for those who chose to spend the full weekend, lawning -- lodging was at a premium. >> i had to look a thereto find a deal, and i still pa
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
september here in san francisco. >>> the blue angels arrive in san francisco tonight to kickoff fleet week. they arrive around:15 flying in formation into -- around 6:15 flying in formation into sfo. fleet week is one of many events in san francisco this weekend there's also hardly strictly bluegrass festival, oracle open world features private pearl jam concert, italian heritage parade north beach and castro street fair giants in the playoffs and 49ers play at home so much going on. i know a lot of folks don't care too much for heat in is if you but certainly they want flies -- they want skies like these when the blue angels come. >> absolutely. we can see clearly mike. >> now the fog is again absolutely eric nothing to worry about as far as that flight arrival delays or being able to see whatever is around the bay and coast today. northerly gradients show that we have slight offshore wind again and it going to be hot everywhere even out to the coast for the better part of the day, storm track to the north still clouds sinking cold front going to bypass us to the east starting to pus
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Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
news head over to otrc.com. >> coming up blue angels on their way to the bay area. and new added attraction sur to delight this weekend. >> and revealing video that alerted parents of a violent incident. >> prepare prep raigss >>> blue angels will arrive in town in just a couple hours meaning it will be in the air, over the bay for practice runs on thursday. abc 7 news joins us now from the airport with more on all of this for us. mark? >> and this is ruchlor has it there is a practice of being precise. we expect them at 6:15. fleet week air show going to be the big draw on the bay this weekend. and this year... coast guard gearing up for a record turnout. america's cup will be running this weekend with racing along the city front and above their race force is where they will be performing. coast guard is blocking off that area. >> there is 635 law enforcement and the coast guard demonstrated how they'll intercept folk that's may cross into the area but not anticipating problem autos we don't usually have a problem. people are understanding and know what they're supposed to be do
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> so sweet. so happy for her. >> yes. yes. >> she was so hurt. >> coming up blue angels back and have begun a practice run as we continue tonight on abc 7 news we're going to show you the secret weapon they brought with them this year for fleet week. >> also ahead an unusual fleet week warning tonight from the government. and an appeal to help safe the whales off the california coast. >> there is a wernl cooling down but there may be showers coming our way. i'll tell but that in the accu-weather forecast coming up. >> you know what it takes to mend a broken heart. tonight what it takes to build one. >> that familiar sound of fleet week that. roar can only mean they're back flying over san francisco playway. they spent spent the day practicing jogs. there, you can see one. there is blue angels will be out practicing again, tomorrow. and anyone who has watched the blue angels is left wondering how they can fly so close. crew members shared secrets this morning while stationed in san francisco international airport. and leaders said they used the flight to survey the area picking ou
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
more autumn-like numbers tomorrow into the weekend. blue angels and notice, not a lot of change in the days ahead. good morning sue. >>> good morning. big story now is major bart delay. they are saying there's a stalled track between macarthur and 19 inn in oakland downtown oakland trains at a standstill, -- over pushing close to an area. downtown oakland in the fremont, sfo, millbrae, downtown san francisco direction we'll be following that for you. bay bridge commute obviously going to pick up because of this big bart delay live shot coming into san francisco so far light. macarthur maze from 580, 880 and 80 approach, relatively light, looks like 80 east shore freeway beginning to bunch up. waze app this is free, this is 880 through oakland area towards both directions actually looks like it is relatively cleary now once again bart pushing one hour delays east bay to san francisco direction. >>> today on katie one of the most powerful women in silicon valley sits down with katie couric. facebook's chief operating officer is credited with helping the social networking giant become pro
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
further into tomorrow the first portion of the workweek blue angels and america's cup with a good breeze along the bay. >>> still ahead, building catches on fire and a family is trapped inside. the new video showing their daring escape from their third story apartment to get away. >>> first, moving is going green. michael finney takes a look at the new business letting customers make packing eco-friendly. >>> 12 after 6:00 looking at a live picture of the bay bridge there's some trouble there in the east bay in morning there i was bart maintenance vehicle got stuck on the tracks there in oakland. it is now cleared. but the residual affects continue. we are hearing bart delays of about 40, 45 minutes in the east bay keep in mind as you go through your commute if you want to call the boss say you will be a little late, we'll back you up there was a delay. >>> new this morning, toys "r" us is getting into the video streaming business. the starting today the chain is launching new digital says that will offer 4,000 movies and tv shows all family-friendly and suited to children. customers pay
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Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
investigators are taking a look. >>> speaking of the blue angels you may have heard their roar as they tuned up for the fleet week air show. they showed off outmaneuvered practice and zoomed by in their signature diamond formation. it goes from noon to 4:00 today and tomorrow. the advice is get your viewing location early because this is one of many events that is expected to draw huge crowds. million people are expected to come to the city to take part in an unprecedented of high profile events. blue jells. we have the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. giants have the playoff game against the reds. that is both tonight and tomorrow. castro street fair, italian heritage parade tomorrow. abc news reporter live with what is going on and, you are aware a lot of people want to be at the marina green. >> absolutely. who says there is not enough going on in san francisco. most of it is taking place at the marina green. check out that gorgeous shot of the golden gate bridge. from a few short hours, america's cup race hits the bay and blue angels. air show is expected to thrill. but the sheer amou
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
yourself. gas prices are soaring, and they are hurting people and businesses. >>> the blue angels signing autographs tonight for adoring fans in san francisco. and tomorrow they will perform for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco water tront. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. altogether one million people are expected to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part in an unprecedented weekend of high-profile events. along with the blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro street fair and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. that's to name a few of the events. ama dates is live tonight with what is going on. ama, how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are goi
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
hope that they will see miko again. >>> famous passenger seen climbing out of a blue angels jet at sfo. >> we know that guy. >> >> reporter: in today's tech bites new facebook service aims to get your post seen by more, promote will move your selected post to the top of your friend's news feeds for a price the feature is expected to cost users around $7 a pop. amazon has a new e-reader. the kindle paper white features a built-in light similar to the glow light on the nook. it gets high marks. >> screen is nice, built-in light is nice, nice features you time to read and with x-ray i think amazon has come out with a solid e-reader. >> paper white stars at $119. sequel to angry birds still breaking records bad piggy topped charts three hours3q i can't stand these spots. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent residue that can redeposit on your dishware during the rinse cycle. gross. jet-dry nsagent helps wash them away so the only ing left behind is the shine. jet-dry rinses away residues for a sparkling shine. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
domestic workers. >>> this is in los angeles, apparently on city streets police chasing a vehicle there. >> looks like they are holding well back of the vehicle. had a green light there went through red lights earlier. dangerous situation as always on city streets. we will buy you more on this chase as it continues. right now a look at the weather. >>> this is happening after carmageddon two in los angeles ends. the bay area no place to avoid unless you don't like it hot then this is not your day. >> head to the coast, get in the water. where it is going to be cooler. spare the air means please keep your drying and knowing to a limited amount, -- and mowing to a limited amount, if you can. berkeley towards san francisco crystal clear air you could even see is -- even see sutro tower. lack of clouds means lack of radar returns even out to the coast we do not have clouds to contend with going to be great for flights arrival into sfo shouldn't be delays today 73 fremont, double checked it that's the actual temperature 48 half moon bay things are flip-flopped, the coast cooler everybo
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
, including the blue angels show and america's cup sailing race. to find out how to get around using public transportation go to abc7news.com for for the map on see it on tv and click the event you are going to. the streets with the events and closures, it could be a nightmare. >> if you close one lane of the embarcadero that's a big deal i am >> we are by ourselves in the morning not a lot of traffic imagine when there is traffic. >> right. we have fog, low clouds coming back. meteorologist lisa argen is here. >>> good morning, three mile visibility around half moon bay low clouds and fog are back, they haven't made it inland yet but we'll see that and see that clearing once again. this time of year the low clouds and fog really not as much of an impact in our forecast, we will have that sea breeze. 59 redwood city mild as you head out with cool numbers to the north 50 is , 57 half moon bay livermore 57, 61 in antioch. if you are planning the rest of your day, partly cloudy by the 11:00 hour 60s around the bay inland should be in mid 60s by the afternoon mostly sunny, low 60s on our coast
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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
. investigators don't know what caused >>> smooth sailing for drivers in los angeles. the 405 reopened after a weeken localed called it the carmadegon2. it was closed through the sepulveda pass so they could demolish a bridge and add another traffic lane. >>> a fundraiser for the family of fallen chp officer kenyon young strong. he was killedarlier alamo earlier this month. a restaurant in alamo is donating 20% of the proceeds 20* younstrom's family. the support has been tremendous. >> the community out reach because i have done this has just been unbelievable. i have had people pledge cash and we have a website with the fallen organization. we have worked closely for a longtime here in alamo. >> the restaurant owner is urging people who want to support youngstrom's widow to drop off their donations to the restaurant. uc berkeley is one of just nine universities worldwide hosting financially disadvantaged students. primarily from sub saharan africa. the program is meant to empower these young students and bring change to their countries. abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez has their sto
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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
above. an exhibition of the blue angels ended fleet week this san francisco. tens of thousands watched from marina green to candlestick park to around the bay. the fleet week celebration has been a tradition in san francisco since 1981. but it has never been a weekend like this. on the water, the america's cup races were a perfect complement. oracle racing is the winner of the super sunday fleet finale as san francisco prepares to host the america's cup next year. some more on the other big events that took place in san francisco as the abc7 news at 11 continues. and the stars come out for president obama in los angeles. what's ahead for him this week in the bay area. and new details about the meningitis scare and why one company that could be behind the problem is now pulling all of its products off the shelves. and the space resupply mission to the international spacestation and how you can catch a >>> president obama was on a fundraising swing in california. tomorrow they will be in san francisco. no stoping signs are springing up outside the inter continental hotel and the
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
might have heard the roar this week. get ready for much more as the blue angels take to the skies to headline the fleet week airshow. >> they showed off their aerobatic maneuvers in practice yesterday and zoomed by in their signature diamond formation. if you want to catch the airshow, the action goes from noon to four, both today and tomorrow. a word of advice, get to your viewing location early because this is just one of many bay area events expected to draw huge crowds this weekend. all together, 1 million people expected in san francisco to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part with the high profile events. along with the blue angels, you have the america cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly blue grass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30. both tonight and tomorrow the castro street fair, the italian heritage parade tomorrow. abc7 news reporter cornell is live this morning on how to get where you want to go. that's good information. >> who says there's in the enough to do in san francisco, right, teary? so many event
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
have the story at 6:00. there are clear, blue skies soon blue angels will tear into them. and there is back out live and that is a fun time. >> and this is video. the coast guard preparing for both fleet week and america's cup. this included a water rescue and patrols to maintain safe arounds around ships. and that is three times normal number. there is and this is we want voters to heed warnings. >> there are 64 boats and water draft in the bay and there are bomb-sniffing dogs and there is hardly strictly blue grass festival this weekend and there are two cruise ships and towns. >> and there is 300 gallons of paint have been on the hollywood sign. it's expected to be a 10 week project and there is in 1949 just became hollied >> the crow nursed back to health by a family. >> now, turn to pay them back. how he's making owe coming up latest campaign against nudity and lawmakers trying to cover up a practice many say is out of hand and there is tricky work being done to finish the oakland touchdown and a company is offer and those stories and more coming up at 6:00. >> and there are ro
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
airshow by the blue angels. the city's annual christmas day parade. you have the blue grass, the orange and black, the red and gold. cornell joins us live from the embarcadero with more on that. hello. >> good morning, terry. this is one of those weekends no matter where you look in san francisco, something is going on. check it out. at&t park, giants versus cincinnati. playoff action tonight. a lot, a lot going on on the embarcadero. and check it out, this is the uss makin island. this is an amphibious assault vessel. nor on that in a moment. but first check out the fireworks display over san francisco last night. just beautiful. celebrating fleet week and those amazing blue angels who put on quite a show yesterday on the waterfront. don't forget about giants playoff action tonight at&t park. 49ers at the stick as well. folks coming in yesterday heeded warnings. they took public transportation. even though it was heading to watch america's cup yacht racing on the bay which starts again today at 1:45. let's talk about that ship. the uss makin island is open for tours. it was the
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
angeles there is a lovely asaturday starting with mainly sunny skies into afternoon hours, there is a nice mild temperature range. there is a lot going on here partly cloudy skies, mainly sunny skies gearing up for the display of the blue angels into afternoon starting at 1:00 gearing up for races at 4:00 p.m. sunny skies, mild conditions, temperatures into evening hours we'll see partly cloudy skies and there is playoff baseball at ask t park there are giants take on reds. and there is partly cloudy skies, temperatures dropping from low 60s to upper 50s so this looks like great conditions for baseball and there is a great weekend. going to be wild and there is earlier you mentioned, take public transportation. >> partly cloudy means partly clear. >> and thank you. >> if you're a baseball fan we want to see your post season pride, e mail giants and a fan photos to you report at kgotv.com. we'll be showing them on the air and look how cute she is. >> and just ahead of cracking down on cell phone theft. why san francisco is doing to help keep you safe and surveillance videos that show
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> norse los angeles say work is right on schedule to reopen a ten mile stretch of one of the world's busiest freeways by tomorrow morning's commute. take a live look at the 405 interstate over the pass connecting west l.a. to the san fernando valley. the freeway has been shut down since friday night while crews demolish an overpass. it's being called carmageddon 2 because of the potential to create a traffic nightmare throughout l.a. if work doesn't get finished in time. last year was carmageddon 1 and the first phase went just fine. this time caltran says so far so good. >>> a record number of riders are taking caltrain so now the system is adding six more trains starting tomorrow. two will be brand new trains. four others that were mothballed because of budget cuts are being restored. caltrain is also rearranging its schedule to give passengers greater flexibility. it is also adding a silicon valley stop for twelve limited service trains in. in june caltrain averaged 50,000 riders every weekday. >> lisa argen is describing a mini heat train. >> that's a good way to put it. the fore
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
. with the blue angels performing saturday and sunday afternoon and the america's cup sail boats some are predicting record-sized crowds in san francisco. >> it is really busy. i'm amazed, i'm not used to this craziness. >> reporter: sophia is going to try and see the air show and america's cup and squeeze in one other big event. >> of course the giants' game. my mom and i have season tickets, we are going friday for sure itch >> reporter: city officials are suggesting public transportation. the embarcadero is going to be the most conjested cars are not recommended. alex says he is going to stay away from people and watch it from the rooftop. >> we are not moving, we are not going to try to move. some friends are trying to leave here and get to the cal game that sounds like too big of a trek. just plant it on the roof and watch the angels. >> reporter: with the 49ers and giants playing, moving around is going to be a must for most. hardly strictly bluegrass alone attracts hundreds of thousands. the almost 90 acts this weekend this event is free there's a lot of fun out there this week
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
least one person was taken to the hospital. the so-called carmageddon 2 in los angeles is going off without a hitch. well, almost. take a look at this. a huge piece of the bridge being demolished suddenly fell. workers had to high tail it out of there in a hurry. luckily no one was hurt. the closed ten-mile stretch of 405 freeway is on schedule to reopen early monday morning. >>> just ahead, the big delivery the post office will not make tonight that could get it in some hot water. and two northern californians are big winners in the lottery. where the winning tickets were bought. and plus the excessive heat watch called off, but it's still going to be warm. leigh glaser is coming up with the forecast. >> coming up the sports. europe came radioing back from four points down in today's singles matches at the ryder cup. what a finish we a government agency that pledges to deliver no matter what will fail to deliver a huge payment tonight. postal service has admitted it will default on a $5.6 billion payment for the second month in a row. the payment is due at midnight. >>> a stunning
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Oct 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
, by 7:00, temperatures into the 50s. near the waterfront we have the blue angels, the parade of ships tomorrow. most of the activity starts at 1:00. the blue angels fly at 3:00, and it will be terrific viewing with mainly clear skies. temperatures by 4:00 in the low 60s. at candle stick park it is very buffalo bills and the san francisco 49ers. kickoff 1:25, and looks like temperature with fairly clear skies, low 60s. and giants play again tomorrow, 6:30, clouds and temperatures near 60. we'll talk about chance of sprinkles coming in, a little bit later. >> ama: the weather conditions were perfect for all the events on san francisco's waterfront. fleet week, blue angels, america's cup and the giants, sergio quintana was out with the crowds and has more. >> the fireworks is part of fleet week, and the orange lights honor the giants' playoff game this dazzling display capped off a saturday in san francisco that was packed with thing0s do. >> lots to do here today. reporter: baseball fans crammed into at&t park to watch the giants make another run for the world series. >> i'm so ex
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Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
who's saw blue angels over the weekend. and there is big ship tour that's just wrapped up. the final event features a band with a tribute performance with memorial club. fleet week and other events brought one million people to san francisco. >> this is incredible. numbers show people got the message to use public transportation this weekend. bart reported it's largest weekend ridership ever with 963,000 riders friday through sunday. nearly a million people. saturday was busiest single weekend day in bart's 40-year history. there are 319,000 riders. >> and a's are back in oakland getting ready for game three. western division champs lost two straight to the tigers over the weekend and there are today's workout manager made left hander brett anderson as a starting pitcher for the game. >> there is now we have them where we want them. >> what will the weather be like? >> there is lovely weather continuing another day or so. looking at sunny skies all around the bay area, and there is 59 across the bay and oakland. there are fers forecast, partly cloudy skies developing later tonight. m
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
there is 1:00 blue angels will be doing practice. and people starts gathering for america's cup races which began after 5:00 p.m. there is partly cloudy skies and there is chilly and temperatures dropping into there is decent weather coming up. >> just ahead, a news anchor takes the stand. >> the and what happened that made this anchor become a story. >> the first to battle the sexes at the dry cleaners. coming up i'll answer your questions including one about how much a dry cleaner can charge you. >> and there is police with answers for the family of a recent officer-involved shooting and the way president ob yaum would have irks tv news anchor is being applauded to her response for criticism about her weight. she's a morning anchor in wisconsin. and she spends her career reporting news and now, she's making it for her response to an e mail from a man who criticized her weight. livingston, who has a thyroid condition making it tough to lose weight responded on the air. >> surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for young people, girls in particular. obesity is one
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> and the passenger scene climbing out of a blue angels jet in the bay area. >> and jetblue makes an offer for those who may not like the way the election turns out. >> all of that is coming up, and then a bit later on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn, coming up on "nightline" the first showdown as president obama and republican nominee mitt romney takes the stage in denver to face-off in the first presidential debate. so our power house political team will be with us, and they will >>> sky 7hd rescued injured hiker who fell 40 feet down this ravine. they used an area ladder truck to drop ropes and pulleys to the woman below. they then pulled her up in the safety basket. the hiker suffered injuries. >>> a convicted embezzler is back after almost two weeks on the run. jay shaw faces 45 years in prison for his role in the dark prince real estate scam. it involves three condos at san francisco's exclusive rine con hill -- rincon hill highrise. they transferred the condos to the shell corporations and took out loans on the property. >>> another twist in the gender discrimination case a
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >>> last night the president spoke to thousands at the nokia theater in los angeles after performances by entertainers. he marvels how they perform flawlessly, night after night but cannot say the same for himself. tahman bradley will have more on the latest poll coming up in 12 minutes. >>> fleet week wraps up today with tours of ships from the u.s. navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start at 9:00 this morning, will draw big crowds until they close 4:00 this afternoon. weekend performances by the blue angels, plus america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass festival drew massive crowds to san francisco and other smaller events. bart ridership hit record highs saturday there were over 319,000 riding bart, compared to the normal 200,000. it topped the record set in september of 2007 when the bay bridge was closed foreca three sporting events. >>> when the blue angels zipping along over the bay, do you know how close together they are? wings are 18 inch as part. -- inches apart. >> of course we had perfect weather. >>> cooler weather on the way. 45 santa rosa, 48 half moon
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
airshow by the blue angels. and then will double up when the columbus day parade moves through north beach. we are joined live from the embarcadero with more on all of the stuff. good morning, cornell. >> hey, terry, good morning. san francisco knows how to throw a party but how about a half-dozen parties at the very same time? that's what's going on in san francisco. if you are coming to the city, as at least a million people did over the weekend, check it out. there will be lane closers, especially on the embarcadero. we will tell you more about that this a moment. but first check out the fireworks over san francisco last night. just beautiful. celebrating fleet week and those amazing blue angels who put on quite a show yesterday over the waterfront thrilling crowds. don't forget about the giants. playoff action begins again tonight at 6:30. most people heeded the warnings and took public transportation. even those folks who were heading to the waterfront, crissy field area, to see america cup yacht racing action on the bay which starts again today at 1:45. truly something fo
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Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
mcsweeney. blue angels, blue grass, will we have blue skies? let's find out. here's a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. the fog is at the shoreline. here's what you can expect the rest of the day today. it's a cool start with numbers in the upper 40s to the upper 50s. but we will call it partly cloudy for the afternoon with mild temperatures on the coast. mid-60s once again. cooler if you are headed into golden gate park. it should be a mild afternoon on the coast with mid-70s in our inland valleys and dropping through the 60s by the evening hours. for tomorrow looks just as good. but we still have a chance for a few sprinkles. i'll explain. take a look at the extended forecast coming up. terry. >> thanks a lot. you might have heard the roar this week. get ready for much more as the blue angels take to the skies to headline the fleet week airshow. >> they showed off their aerobatic maneuvers in practice yesterday and zoomed by in their signature diamond formation. if you want to catch the airshow, the action goes from noon to four, both today and
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
>>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the highlight. local officials want you to know that fleet week is more than just an air show. they say step onboard the uss macon island to learn more. this floating city was too busy to visit san francisco during fleet week last year the crew was preparing for a long deployment. but it is back. and the crew is ready to give you a tour. >> it is interesting to see people are great to meet. definitely come out. >> reporter: local dignataries and emergency workers climbed onboard today to meet with military leaders. they are focused on how they will work with the mill -- military if in is a disaster and we help. >> they are experts in logistics and we need that expertise should there be a big disaster that happens here that close
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Oct 3, 2012 1:05am PDT
. >> also. the angel fly into town in. how soon you hear the ear splitting roar. >> in southern california. meet some real life crime fighters. they are dressed for the job. more and later on "nightline". >> big fat experiment. we'll follow one human guinea pig and three-month fast-food bender. >> team explore america here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the moist, chewy, deliciousness you desire. mmmm. thanks. [ man ] at 90 calories, the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. [ female announcer ] and now, try our new chocolate chip cookie 90 calorie brownie. >> tonight we have learned new information about a man accused of kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from her school in san mateo. what they have found out is the key piece of evidence that he left for police at another school that led them right to his door. 7 news reporter john olson is o
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
capture. >> also. the angel fly into town in. how soon you hear the ear splitting roar. >> in southern california. meet some real life crime fighters. they are dressed for the job. more and later on "nightline". >> big fat experiment. we'll follow one human guinea pig and three-month fast-food bender. three-month fast-food bender. >> team explore america >> tonight we have learned new information about a man accused of kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from her school in san mateo. what they have found out is the key piece of evidence that he left for police at another school that led them right to his door. 7 news reporter john olson is on the story. >>reporter: patients left a meeting at park side elementary school, some with lingering concerns how the district handled last month kidnapping of 9-year-old girl here. >> we wanted to hear what the school was doing. to improve the situation. what they were doing with regard to the broken fences and things like that. everything is now it's in process. >>reporter: police believe the same man 25-year-old bradley snapped pictures of seve
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
of the blue angels as they begin practice. today a national aviation area from the bay area will be onboard. captain sully sullenberger will be a passenger in blue angel number 7. part of the flying team arrived yesterday. captain sullenberger was chosen to be a special inflight guest for his extraordinary skill in safely landing his stricken commercial airliner in new york's hudson river. all pangs were okay. fleet week busy time for the coast guard and the 65 police and auxillary boats will help out. coast guard practiced yesterday they expect 2,000 private boats on the water this weekend for activities. today you can watch the marines conducting rescue training drills at ocean beach using an amphibious hovercraft at 10:00 in morning along the great highway at balboa drills and demonstrations continue through the noon hour. >>> you can check out the hardly strictly bluegrass festival or columbus parade, castro street fair in san francisco, this weekend will be a traffic headache with hundreds of thousands of people packing into the city. we have a map at abc7news.com where you can
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Oct 5, 2012 1:05am PDT
los angeles tonight people line up to buy gas before prices go even higher. good evening. >> if your station hasn't hit 5 dollars a galietta likely just a matter of days. triple a reports the average police oakland writ now is 4.34 a gallon leaping 9 cents from just yesterday. it's 4.43 in san francisco. 4.38 in san jose up 8 cents overnight. lisa is live for news san jose tonight. lisa? >> at this chevron in san jose the praise for regular gas changed twice today. at 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon that sign said 4.23 and at 4:00 o'clock wept up 46 cents. no words are required to feel the driver pain. gas at this station in san bruno is over 5 dollars a gallon. >> 5.19. my god i can't count that high for 89 not even premium. >> last time this bad in california was 2008. and this spike is supposed to be even worse. the reason? gasoline shortage. due to pipeline outage and closure in southern california and the chevron refinery fire in richmond in august. whole sale praise up 1 dollar means the price at the pump is shooting up too. >> 170 dollars for 35 gallon. >>reporter: in south
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
ronald mcdonald >> if you spent time in san francisco you no doubt heard the roar. blue angels showed off maneuvers and zoomed by. if you like to catch the show, the action goes from noon to 4:00 saturday and sunday. >> it's cool. >> it's fun. >> blue angels will be a big draw this weekend. there are other major events taking place. >> there is america's cup world series and there is italian hairtidge parade sunday. >> oakland's first friday is tonight. justin beeber performs tonight and madonna, two nights, and there is a film arts festival. >> fleet week expected to attract a million people to san francisco and there is a live picture of the ship docked all week if you're going to be bored this weekend you've got a problem because there is a lot to do. >> there is could be gridlock, too. >> reality is that this is a lively city. $1 million people expected here this weekend. this is driving expect bumper to bumper traffic. that is why there are many leaving it up to the experts. my friend here is going give us tips. are you ready? >> i am ready. >> let's go. >> there is a cab driver
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
auditorium at 5 for fundraising concert. he spoke to thousands at the nokia theater in los angeles last night. he came on stage after performances. he says he marvels at how they performed flawlessly night after night but cannot say the same for himself, poking finance at his performance in the debate with mitt romney. more on the latest poll coming up. >>> fleet week wraps up today with tours of ships from the u.s. navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start at 9:00 this morning, will draw big crowds. weekend performances by the blue angels, america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass festival drew massive crowds to san francisco. bart ridership hit record highs saturday over 319,000, compared to normal 200,000. topped the record set in september 2007 when the bay bridge was closed for three sporting events. [ unintelligible ] >>> boy was the weather cooperating over the weekend. >> you cannot have asked for any better in terms of viewing blue angels. >>> definitely beautiful over the weekend nice to see san francisco and the bay area shine so much on so many different channe
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the blue angels and americas cup was here, too. >> from marina dreams, fans got a prerare air show, then the teams set sail for the latest stage of the competition. >> when it's on tv we watch it, but since it was here, we came. >> sailing and aerial acrobatics would be plenty for a fun weekend-but keep in mind this is a big bay weekend. the annual castro street fair, and even on such busy weekend, people drove in to be here. >> we thought it would be so bad, because it's ten million things happening, and literally we got here quicker than we normally do. >> but with so much going on public transportation became one of the most sensible ways of navigating the city, including those at a music festival. lodging was at a premium. >> i had to look a lot in order to find a deal, and i still saved. >> and as if there wasn't enough going on, the italian american parade added one more attraction. reporter: to get an idea of exactly how many more people are here than usual, i checked in with san francisco muni. they tell me about 100,000 more people were on san francisco muni yesterday as c
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